Patagonia founder on why there's no 'sustainability'

Apr 17, 2012
Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard has written a new book he hopes will be a blueprint for companies to do better... by doing good.
Posted In: clothing, sustainability, green, Environment, Walmart, patagonia

Discovery discovers green programming doesn't sell

Apr 5, 2012
Discovery Communications will replace Planet Green cable channel with programs about travel and food.
Posted In: television, sustainability, Environment, Entertainment

Sharing your foodie tips online

Jan 12, 2012
What's the best way to clean spinach?
Posted In: ted, sustainability, Food

U.S. market for diesel cars could grow

Jan 6, 2012
New fuel efficiency standards in the U.S. mean that cars that have been popular in Europe for years could be seen more frequently on American soil.
Posted In: sustainability, fuel efficiency, Chrysler, auto sales

Crowd-sourcing solar energy

Jan 6, 2012
A Maryland solar company is creating small power plants throughout a neighborhood as a means to pool financial resources and valuable roof space.
Posted In: solar, electricity, sustainability

Brown goes green

Dec 19, 2011
UPS new chief sustainability officer rings in holiday environmental goals.
Posted In: sustainability, green fuel, UPS

Military and Energy: The Series

Aug 29, 2011
This week Marketplace airs a special series on the U.S. military and energy, and the Pentagon's quest to "unleash us from the tether of fuel." This...
Posted In: Military and Energy, sustainability

Pentagon energy strategy: 'Reduce, diversify, plan for the future'

Jun 14, 2011
Pentagon leaders today rolled out a long-anticipated energy strategy for military operations in the field. It's meant "to transform the way ...
Posted In: energy, Pentagon, sustainability

When do you buy organic? When do experts?

May 4, 2011
I never know when it makes sense to shell out extra money for organic foods. It's one of the reasons I started working on the story for Marketpla...
Posted In: conventional food, farming, Food, GMOS, organics, pesticides, population, prices, sustainability

Biofuels and compostable plastics: The future or just a bunch of cornstalks?

Apr 21, 2011
As oil prices rise, the search for petroleum alternatives intensifies. Some companies are betting big on biomass. Think ethanol made from corn...
Posted In: BP oil series, sustainability